Raleigh was named the No.1 Leading Fleet and No. 1 Largest Fleet, DuPage Forest Preserve was named No. 1 Small Fleet, and Lynchburg was named No.1 Medium Fleet. - Photo: Ross Stewart Photography

Raleigh was named the No.1 Leading Fleet and No. 1 Largest Fleet, DuPage Forest Preserve was named No. 1 Small Fleet, and Lynchburg was named No.1 Medium Fleet. 

Photo: Ross Stewart Photography

Government Fleet announced the rankings for the top 20 of the 50 Leading Fleets and recognized the remaining award recipients at the Government Fleet Expo and Conference (GFX) on May 22. Ford Pro sponsored the award, which is coproduced with the American Public Works Association.

Fleets are judged on showing leadership with staff, with customers, and within the community; staying efficient and competitive; overcoming challenges; and having a vision and direction for the operation.

Government Fleet also named the No. 1 fleets in size categories — the No. 1 mid-size fleet (500-999 assets) is Lynchburg, with approximately 731 on- and off-highway vehicles, and the No. 1 small fleet (499 or fewer assets) is Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, with approximately 350 on- and off-highway vehicles. Raleigh is also the No. 1 large fleet (more than 1,000 assets), with more than 2,000 on-highway vehicles and almost 900 off-highway vehicles.

The rankings for the top 20 are:

  1. City of Raleigh, North Carolina·       
  2. DuPage Forest Preserve, Illinois
  3. Sarasota County Fleet Services, Florida
  4. City of Lynchburg, Virginia, Fleet Services
  5. City of Long Beach, California
  6. County of Santa Clara, California
  7. Orange County Fleet Management, Florida
  8. Denver International Airport, Colorado
  9. County of Sacramento, California
  10. City of Salem, Oregon
  11. City of Boca Raton, Florida
  12. City of Baltimore, Maryland, Department of General Services, Fleet Management Division
  13. City of Lakeland, Florida
  14. Prince George's County, Maryland, Fleet Management Division
  15. City of Goodyear, Arizona
  16. Chesterfield County, Virginia - Fleet Services Division
  17. City of Durham, North Carolina
  18. City of Greenville, South Carolina
  19. City of Roseville, California
  20. Manatee County Government Fleet, Florida

The remaining Leading Fleets awards recipients, in alphabetical order, were also recognized at the event. They are:

Central Fleet Management - City of Chesapeake, Virginia

  • City Of Alexandria, Virginia
  • City of Cape Coral, Florida
  • City of Conroe, Texas
  • City of Dublin, Ohio
  • City of Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • City of Frisco, Texas
  • City of Gainesville Fleet Management, Florida
  • City of Glendale, Arizona
  • City of Grand Prairie, Texas
  • City of Hamilton, Ohio
  • City of Houston, Texas
  • City of Knoxville Fleet Services, Tennessee 
  • City of Richmond, British Columbia
  • City of San Antonio, Texas, Building & Equipment Services Department
  • City of San Diego Fleet Operations, California
  • City of Tallahassee, Florida
  • City of Thousand Oaks, California
  • City of Ventura, California
  • City of West Palm Beach, Florida
  • City of Wichita, Kansas
  • Cobb County Fleet, Georgia
  • CPS Energy, Texas
  • Lower Colorado River Authority, Texas
  • NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services, New York
  • The University of Texas at Austin/Univ Fleet Operations
  • Thurston County Fleet Services, Washington
  • U.S. Air Force 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron - Vehicle Management Flight
  • UC Davis Fleet Services, California
  • Leon County Sheriff's Office

The Notable Fleets were also recognized during the event. While the following fleets were not named among the Leading Fleets, their accomplishments and efforts warrant recognition.

  • Alameda County, California
  • City of Anaheim, California
  • City of Battle Creek, Michigan
  • City of Carlsbad, California
  • City of Charlottesville, Virginia
  • City of North Richland Hills, Texas
  • City of Orlando, Florida
  • City of San Jose, California
  • Collier County Fleet Management, Florida
  • DeKalb County Government, Georgia
  • Department of Enterprise Services, Washington  
  • District of Columbia Department of Public Works, 
  • Dublin City School District, Ohio
  • Fairfax County, Virginia
  • Hennepin County, Minnesota
  • Hernando County Fleet, Florida
  • Lake County Board of County Commissioners, Florida 
  • Monroe County Fleet Management, Florida
  • Pennington County Sheriff's Office, South Dakota
  • Town of Davie, Florida
  • University Of Virginia Facilities Management
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